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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-19-2022, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By metal manny
What a novel idea Kerry and looking fab too! Will...

What a novel idea Kerry and looking fab too! Will be a real talking piece. Just hope your golf is up to scratch as you will be noticed...:D
Forum: Introductions 10-10-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By metal manny
Tony, I'm pretty sure most of the Pullmax models...

Tony, I'm pretty sure most of the Pullmax models could easily be used for panel duplication. Really, it all depends on which machines come up for sale when you're ready to move and if they are tagged...
Forum: Introductions 09-29-2022, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By metal manny
Hello Tony and welcome. Lots of Pullmax info on...

Hello Tony and welcome. Lots of Pullmax info on this site.
You don't specify what you intend doing with your Pullmax and as you probably already know, some of these machines are better for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,564
Posted By metal manny
Kerry, that sounds cool. I have used the saber...

Kerry, that sounds cool. I have used the saber saw to cut sheet in the past, but not for tight curves in metal shaping. My magic moment in this regard was with my Makita nibbler which is like Pac Man...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-04-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By metal manny
I guess you'll get a generator with an output of...

I guess you'll get a generator with an output of 110 V? At this voltage you should get about +9 amps per kVa, which means you'd need a minimum gennie size of around 2,5kVa to power the welder. With...
Forum: MUST READ - FORUM RULES 09-01-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By metal manny
Very welcome Yahya;)

Very welcome Yahya;)
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-30-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By metal manny
Sounds like a heap of fun. Wish I were nearer...

Sounds like a heap of fun. Wish I were nearer your place:mad:
Forum: Introductions 08-17-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By metal manny
Welcome, Alex

Welcome, Alex
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-04-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,227
Posted By metal manny
Ditto... Hearty congratulations

Ditto... Hearty congratulations
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 08-02-2022, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By metal manny
That's a very kind offer Keith! I'm sure you'll...

That's a very kind offer Keith! I'm sure you'll have plenty of interest...;)
Forum: Introductions 07-12-2022, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By metal manny
Warm welcome, Mat;)

Warm welcome, Mat;)
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2022, 03:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,080
Posted By metal manny
Molasses tastes better than citric acid!:lol:

Molasses tastes better than citric acid!:lol:
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-11-2022, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,727
Posted By metal manny
I see you have solved your problem - well done.;)...

I see you have solved your problem - well done.;)
Here in my third-world city, we have a spring manufacturer who can make any spring. Further to that, he has a room upstairs with boxes and boxes...
Forum: Introductions 04-20-2022, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By metal manny
Welcome Rocco. Look forward to witnessing your...

Welcome Rocco. Look forward to witnessing your growth as a metal shaper!
Forum: Introductions 04-05-2022, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By metal manny
Hello and a warm welcome, (name???);)

Hello and a warm welcome, (name???);)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-18-2022, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,033
Posted By metal manny
I would think that a hammer form is the starting...

I would think that a hammer form is the starting point as it is quite a tricky shape. It is quite a good project to learn new skills and I would take it on as a challenge, knowing that the amount of...
Forum: Introductions 03-09-2022, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By metal manny
Welcome to the forum, David;)

Welcome to the forum, David;)
Forum: Introductions 03-03-2022, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By metal manny
Welcome, Dave from Australia!;)

Welcome, Dave from Australia!;)
Forum: Introductions 03-03-2022, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By metal manny
Welcome Clive. Great metal shaping community...

Welcome Clive. Great metal shaping community here. I'm literally around the corner from you, also in JHB!
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2022, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,179
Posted By metal manny
Steve, if you only plan to do one-off radius...

Steve, if you only plan to do one-off radius bends and have an absolute "must-have" English wheel handy, then Jaro's suggestion makes perfect sense.

Apart from a rubber wheel, as suggested, you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,179
Posted By metal manny
Correct, one could indeed use the forming roller...

Correct, one could indeed use the forming roller as the clamp and this would further simplify the build. The reason I used take-up bearings here was not so that the forming roller could turn, but to...
Forum: Introductions 03-01-2022, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By metal manny
Welcome Quentin! You've come to the right place...

Welcome Quentin! You've come to the right place for friendly, knowledgeable people. ;)
Forum: Introductions 03-01-2022, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By metal manny
Welcome Frederic. You sound like a fascinating...

Welcome Frederic.
You sound like a fascinating person. Wish you were located up the street from me!
Looking forward to your future posts and projects.
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,179
Posted By metal manny
Hi Steve, here's a rough conceptual sketch that...

Hi Steve, here's a rough conceptual sketch that might be helpful?
Basically you'd have to insert a short tube section into the take-up bearing inner race to hold the lever operating the forming...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 02-24-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By metal manny
Johnny, that is not a bad start, IMO. BOC...

Johnny, that is not a bad start, IMO.

BOC is effectively the same company as Afrox here in South Africa and also part of the Linde group of companies. I own Afrox equipment and the quality is...
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